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, not require surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this story. betty, good morning. >> the prosecution's key witness, the lone survivor of the brutal crime, took the stand yesterday and in front of a captivated courtroom, he described what happened. it's the moment the community has waited more than three years to hear. the doctor william petit took the stand tuesday to testify against the man accused of killing his wife and daughters. petit told a hushed courtroom how two men force the their way into his home and tortured his wife, jennifer, and their daughters, hail yedz, 17 and mckay la, 11. a horrific ordeal describing bei being waken with a baseball bat and describing what they said. petit also told a jury how he was tied to a post
surveillance tape shown in court shows jennifer hawke petit minutes before her death as she withdraws $15,000 she nervously alerts the teller that she's getting the money for men holding her family hostage. as mrs. petit walked away, a bank manager called 911. >> reporter: by the time the police encountered the suspects at the petit home 33 minutes later, mrs. petit and her daughters 11-year-old mikayla and 17-year-old hayley were dead. mrs. petit had been raped and strangled. her daughters died after inhaling smoke as their home was set on fire. her husband, who had been beaten and bound, barely escaped to a neighbor's house. >> reporter: questions today centered around why the police took so long to try to rescue the family. an officer testified they were following hostage protocol. dr. william petit was the sole survivor of the brutal home invasion. earlier this week, he testified the men, steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky were strangers who threw him in the basement almost immediately. the suspects wanted to plead guilty in exchange for life sentences but dr. petit would not agree
gates joins us now along with dr. jennifer ashton. good morning. >> hi. >> as i became aware of this story, i knew that you were going to come in to chat with us, i'm going to ask questions that may sound dumb. do you remember being here last summer? >> yes, yeah. >> i'm curious. you are a person we can have a real conversation about, about having a stroke and the effects of that. >> yeah. >> did you come to after you were hospitalized, your brain is working? >> when i first got into the car with my girlfriends, they asked me to write the alphabet. i could only get up to the letter "l." then i don't remember anything after that. and when my doctor -- the doctor you saw, i was in the hospital, and he was asking me to touch my ear and my nose. i couldn't do it. >> you didn't know what they were. remarkable that you have to literally rebuild your brain basically from scratch. >> it was fascinating process. >> that's an interesting way of putting it. was it arduous? >> yes. it was hard. it was hard. >> even now, though, do you -- are you symptom-free? or are there longer lasting
. jennifer ashton is here to explain. this has been the driving force for so long. it's always there, the low carb diet, you lose weight, but with it, all these health problems. >> some real risks. and as you mentioned, it's not just low carb, but it's high protein, high fat, which is instead of the carbs that are so harmful. but this diet is actually harmful, as well. they followed about 130,000 people and actually found that those on the low carbohydrate high fat, high protein diet, especially high animal fat and animal protein, actually had a freig greater risk of death and cancers and heart experts have been saying this for years, there is a healthier way to go where you can still dou low car, but substitute a lot of plant based. >> so if you feel it works for you, what are we talking about specifically? is it tofu and avocadoses? >> the key to any successful diet is anyone can lose weight over any period of time, but you need to maintain it. and it needs to be relate abiliable and work for your lifestyle. good sources of protein like tofu, almonds are good.able and work for your lifestyl
. by then it was too late to save jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters. the delay raises the question did the small-town force have the training and resources to save the victims? joining us to talk it over oh, bill stat ton, private investigators and former new york city police officer. good to have you with us. >> thank you. >> i just want to hear your side of this, your feelings. as a former police officer this has to bother you tremendously at the response time was as long as it was for something like . >> this is well, absolutely. but first, let's say, these two gentlemen are evil personified. forotdefense to make the allegation that somehow the police department's fault this actually happened, you know, that's horrendous, out of the question. but, there are a lot of questions that need to be asked and answered. >> do you think it is just as simple as it is cheshire, an affluent town in connecticut, they don't have resources although you would think with the taxes people pay they would but not have the training or not know how to respond to a quote/unquote big city crime like this? >
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